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    I have a Samsung galaxy 1. I'm trying to install instagram but when I try downloading it on my phone, it says "package file invalid." how do I fix this problem and install the app?
     

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    Hello and welcome to android Forums. My name is SolApathy & I will be assisting you with your question submitted through the guest “ask a question” service! We would like to welcome you to our forums; we look forward to assisting you today!

    First you can open the play store> settings> content filtering > make sure all the items are checked. Now reopen the the Play Store and try installing the app again.

    If that does not work, go into Settings >Apps > All > Google Play Store >Clear Cache and defaults and reopen the play store. Make sure content filtering is setup correctly and attempt the download.

    You can also go to http://market.android.com and remotely download the application from a PC.

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